Can Urtica dioica supplementation attenuate mercury intoxication in Wistar rats?

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AIM The objective of this study was to investigate the possible protective role of nettle Urtica dioica (UD) against Hg-induced toxicity. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 28 rats were equally divided into four groups: the control, the Hg (0.8 g HgCl2/kg in the diet), the UD (1.5 ml UD/rat by gavage), and the Hg+UD group. HgCl2 was daily dissolved in… (More)
DOI: 10.14202/vetworld.2015.1458-1465

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